Monthly Archives: June 2012

Grandmother dies from kidney failure after Indian doctor misdiagnoses her condition as HOOKWORM common on sub-continent Why can’t Btitain train its OWN doctors –instead of getting them half=price from poor countries? A grandmother died after an Indian doctor made a … Continue reading

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One in four hospitals breaking the law with poor care for elderly with some forgetting to give pain relief for days at a time One in four hospitals and homes providing care for the elderly are breaking the law by … Continue reading

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‘Hit squad’ sent into crisis NHS trust that is losing £1m a week A hospital trust that has run up debts of £1million a week today becomes the first to be put into special measures. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley will … Continue reading

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Diabetic mother, 55, died in hospital after nurse’s ‘gross failure’ to check her dangerously low blood sugar levels A diabetic mother-of-three died after doctors forgot to check her blood sugar levels – days after she went to hospital with dangerously … Continue reading

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Doctors made money treating private patients while on strike (and they’ll still get paid by the NHS) Doctors who cancelled NHS work in support of last week’s industrial action treated private patients on the day of the strike. One consultant … Continue reading

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‘Killing season’ on NHS wards: Patients at risk when junior doctors start new jobs, says health boss Hospital death rates go up by 8 per cent when junior doctors start their jobs in what a top NHS executive has labelled … Continue reading

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Doctors’ strike: just 8 per cent take action Just eight per cent of doctors working in the NHS took part in industrial action today, Government figures suggest. A quarter of GP surgeries are operating a reduced service due to BMA … Continue reading

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